OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position that utilizes over twenty years of experience in decision-making, problem solving, leadership, and knowledge acquired in inventory management, data analysis control, blue print reading, and product support.
04/06/08- Present: Maintenance Specialist, Navistar International Military and Government, West Point, Mississippi. Supervisor: Carey Cox, (662)-275-6731.
Â· Employed as a Line Mechanic promoted to Team Lead, February 2009. Experience in direct and general support of a variety of complex functional and operational tests on electronic and logistic systems. Possess strong abilities in diagnosing multiple problems based on displayed symptoms, attention to detail, and thorough knowledge of equipment necessary to perform related duties.
Â· Team Lead for 3 maintenance managers and 6 remote managers located in Warrenville, IL. Synchronized workload and maintenance priorities with command schedules to ensure customer unit requirements are met. Ensure life safety code OHSA compliance and overall maintenance for three units. Direct supervision of 8 employees in support of a workforce of 500 workers.
Â· Proven skills in reading and interpreting technical documentation, manuals, and troubleshooting procedures. Assisted in producing a total of 7000 MaxxPro and MaxPro Dash Vehicles. Background in coordinating and managing supplies, equipment and machinery. Responsible for the service maintenance of the MaxxPro and the MaxxPro Dash Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles designed by Navistar International.
Â· Responsible for technically managing assigned equipment and for ensuring that supportability, suitability, safety concept and requirements considered during the testing, operation, modification, rebuild and repair stages. Utilize major standards for ensuring troubleshooting and repair system faults and equipment for customers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Ensured complete system function and operational effectiveness for over 60 assigned MaxxPro Vehicles.
Â· Met with and communicated with a team of managers in multiple locations during the implementation of the quality standards. Provided leadership and training, on the quality management system, to all management evolved with all quality assurance plans. Interfaced with client and project development teams to define priorities for problem reports.
Â· Responsible for briefing upper management to appraise the conditions or situations affecting the efficiency of the quality system. Reviewed and ensured that the quality system processes and procedures were in compliance with all required standards. Analyzed, evaluated and presented information concerning factors such as business situations and installation practices for consideration by other members of the management team. Investigate, analyze and took action to correct equipment deficiencies reported by equipment users. Install/repair equipment, valves, manifolds, pumps, motors and vacuum systems.
Â· Responsible for ensuring that the product or service an organization provides is fit for purpose and meets both external and internal requirements. Provided assistance for Unique Identification (UID) with policy that requires all assets and personal property owned by the Department of Defense.
06/03/1997-04/01/2008: Maintenance Technician, Craddieth’s Repair Services, Columbus. Mississippi 39701. Supervisor: Sylvester Craddieth, (662) 327-0073.
Â· Repaired and rebuilt small and large motors, repaired and maintained the facility heating and air conditioning, electrical and pneumatic controls.
Â· Responsible for maintenance and recovery operation on gasoline fueled light and heavy wheel vehicles as required.
Â· Maintained vehicle systems including: power assisted brake systems, suspension system, power steering systems, crane/hoist with assemblies. Responsible for replacing major components including engine transmission transfer case.
Â· Managed the receiving, distribution, and supply of vehicle repair parts. Oversaw the preparation of periodic reconciliation reports. Quickly resolved problems by taking immediate corrective actions and if necessary wrote reports to appropriate agencies. Demonstrated continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
05/28/1976- 05/04/1997: Quality Assurance Electrical Technician, Baldor Incorporation, Columbus, Mississippi 39701. Supervisor: Gary Beatty, (662) 328-9116
Â· Responsible for installing and repairing of 110 to 480 volts- 3 phase circuits, bus way, breaker boxes, switch gear, control voltage, all types of wiring for construction of electrical motors and industrial machines. Participated in testing and production phase to ensure that maintainability and reliability characteristics were not comprised or sacrificed regarding operational equipment. Gather information, provided guidance, investigated equipment functioning and/or malfunctions.
Â· Reviewed technical publications. Assisted in the implementation of phase-out plans for assigned equipment. Supplied technical assistance to potential users; retirement of technical user files transferring of data to historical files, modification of equipment for technical use.
Â· Liaison to other managers and staff throughout the organization and ensured that the Quality Assurance system was functioning properly. Advised on changes and their implementation and provides training, tools and techniques to enable others to achieve quality. Responsible for communicating with a team of local managers during quality standards.
Â· Interfaced with the client and project development teams to define priorities for problem reports. Responsible for briefing upper management to the conditions or situations affecting the efficiency of the quality system. Reviewed and ensured that the quality system processes and procedures were in compliance with all required standards.
Â· Analyzed, evaluated and presented information concerning factors such as business situations and installation practices for consideration by Navistar International in cooperation with the Israeli Plasan. Skilled in material management and inventory reconciliation. Demonstrated ability to implement effective process controlled and quality improvement initiatives.
EDUCATION: Pursuing Bachelor’s of Science in Management, East Mississippi Junior College.